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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Wayzata Lakes Realty: Eric Kodner Sells Twin Cities Homes
Minnesota & Wisconsin real estate broker, real estate educator and real estate specialist Eric Kodner, serving Minneapolis and Saint Paul metro area buyers and sellers. Homes for sale in Hennepin, Ramsey, Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Scott, Washington, Wright, Chisago, Sherburne, McLeod and Rice counties. Houses for sale on Lake Minnetonka and in Wayzata, Deephaven, Orono, Excelsior, Long Lake, Minnetrista, Edina, Eden Prairie, Bloomington, Burnsville, Apple Valley, Stillwater, Eagan, Maple Grove, Plymouth and Golden Valley. Properties for sale in western Wisconsin, including Saint Croix, Pierce, Burnett, Polk, Douglas, Bayfield and Ashland counties.



REAL ESTATE COLLEAGUES WHO ARE ALSO GOOD FRIENDS [UPDATE: Shannon Lindstrom now works for Wayzata Lakes Realty in the Twin Cities. She may be reached at 612-616-9714] Every so often, I pick up the phone and call my friend Shannon Lindstrom in Minneapolis.  Or occasionally she'll text message me t...
Take a good look at what a Heat Map looks like. I'm not reproducing the individual images here because they are subject to copyright, but if you Google the term "Google Heat Maps", you'll see that a heat map, when superimposed over a Google Search page, tells you which search results site viewers...
Where do you Rank on a Google Image Search? Most of us know where we stand when we run a regular keyword search for our service area, our name and our real estate company.  Depending on whether you are an independent broker/owner or an agent, those results become a major part of our marketing go...
WHY YOU SHOULD ALWAYS IDENTIFY YOUR LISTINGS BY ZIP CODE, AS WELL AS BY STREET ADDRESS, CITY & STATE Are you uploading your listings to the Web by street address?  Or are you using a description like "three bedroom starter home close to downtown"? The "three bedroom starter home" tag would make ...
  HOW SEARCH ENGINE SATURATION WORKS   What's better than being at the top of page one in search engine results? How about showing up two, three, four, maybe even five or more times on page one?  Your goal should be to dominate the first page of search results for the most popular (and likely) ar...
  HOW TO CREATE A MASSIVE ONLINE FOOTPRINT FOR YOUR LISTINGS   Most real estate professionals tend to concentrate on building their own individual online identity (or if you're an independent broker/owner like me, building an online company identity).  There's nothing wrong with that.  When they ...
The NAR Convention in New Orleans just ended on November 8th and now it's time to start planning for the NAR Legislative Meetings in the spring of 2011. Committee schedules are already out and CRS events are scheduled.  Looks like the Midyear Meetings in Washington, D.C. are going to be every bit...
One of the first things we learn as real estate licensees is the need to avoid practicing law without a license.  And attorneys love to remind all of us that our expertise as agents and brokers does not extend to giving legal opinions. In light of those constant reminders, I'm amazed to read post...
This morning marked the beginning of my thirty-seventh season as a member of the orchestra, accompanying the Twin Cities Catholic Chorale at the Church of Saint Agnes in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Today, we performed the Beethoven Mass in C with the Chorale. Since 1975, I have been playing French hor...
  NAR MAKES REALTOR HISTORY IN NEW ORLEANS TODAY - "IT WAS TIME FOR THIS TO HAPPEN"   Today, the National Association of Realtors made history. At a meeting of the NAR Delegate Body, composed of members and executives of local and state Boards of Realtors and Realtor Associations, the voting dele...

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